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    Beekeeping In the Philippines

    Are there any Beekeepers or OSW on this Forum .. From the Philippines ??


    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
  2. Thread: OA Mix

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    As soon as you mix Everyclear with oxalic acid...

    As soon as you mix Everyclear with oxalic acid ..Now you have made a 3rd chemical ..So What Are you fogging the bee's with NOW ??..

    BEE HAPPY Jim 134...
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    Re: AZ hive pic on Michael Bush website

    As far as I know. They are only two importers of the AZ Hive in the USA.

    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Re: Fall vs Spring Nucs

    Part 2 hope you enjoy it.

    https://youtu.be/ZgAMnIMlk1E

    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Re: Fall vs Spring Nucs

    This may help you out. This is part one of a two-part series. He does live in northern Vermont. And his bee yards are next to the Canadian border. In the Lake Champagne Valley....
  6. Re: Africa switching to Lang hives? Bad PR for the TBHs!

    I see the topic of this article. It is very Broad. Something to remember Africa is got about 57 countries with a wide range of climates. yes I was a Peace Corps volunteer. My specialty was honeybees...
  7. Thread: Bears in Maine

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    Re: Bears in Maine

    If you have bees within 20 miles of my house. Without and electric fence good luck.


    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Re: is there an easier way to uncap?

    Lyson also manufactures the same system and they are from Poland. Betterbee in New York is a distributor for then in the USA.



    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
  9. Re: where to send beeswax for testing for pesticide reside

    Why are you testing your beehive for pesticides? I know in the state of Massachusetts if you believe you have a pesticide kill. Just call the bee inspector. If they think it's warranted they would do...
  10. If you have a physical handicap or are in a wheelchair

    If you have a physical handicap or are in a wheelchair. Here's a place that maybe able to help you read page 4 left hand side. Give some engineering student at Worcester Polytech a challenge. This...
  11. Re: no brood, no eggs, no honey.. tons of bees..?

    starving to death. Anytime you open up the hive and you have less than three frames of nectar or honey. The colony is starving to death. Is it possible this hive had a swarm. How are you seeing are...
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    Re: Humble Abodes Budget Frames

    I have but about ten thousand of these frames. Before I got taken over by betterbee. They were very serviceable. It seemed like the ones that did not finish out quite right and did not plane down...
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    Re: Is wood bleach the wrong stuff?

    I wonder what the 3% Inert Ingredient in EPA approved formula that Brushy Mountain has ?
    Is it possible there is other some kind of stabilizing chemical ?


    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Re: Is wood bleach the wrong stuff?

    You are 100% right on the active ingredient. Where the problem comes in you do not know what the Inert ingredients are. In either one of the products you mentioned.
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    Re: Is wood bleach the wrong stuff?

    The only OA approved by the EPA is the one Brushy Mountain holds the license for.. The OA. you use must have this label for beekeeping. OA must be approved for your state also. And is distributed by...
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    Re: Winter cluster heat to reach food?

    I'm glad this thread reminded me. I'm one of the reasons why I have certified Russian queen bees. Did this about 9 years ago years. And glad I did. In the winter time the Russians have a tendency to...
  17. Re: I weighed my hives today....not at all what I expected

    Something to remember he's weight all of the wood ware as well as the wax. I weight my hives the same as Mike Palmer with the outer cover off. I used two deeps and 1 medium. 150 - 160 pounds.
    (This...
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    Re: goose neck trailers

    If you have a trailer that can hold 10,000 pounds or more and the combination weight of the vehicle weight is at 26,001 lbs. or more.
    You're walking on thin ice for a CDL class A vehicle. No matter...
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    Re: what to bring your honey in for honey shows

    If you want to learn from the best honey show people in the world. I would suggest listening to this link. She does have a lot of good tips and tricks.

    https://youtu.be/Bg2H2weZeto

    I do hope...
  20. Thread: Queen Excluder

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    Re: Queen Excluder

    If the Box you put it on it's full of foundation. The bees will not go through the excluder.
    If you do this I hope your experience is different than mine.

    BEE HAPPY Jim 134. :)
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    Re: worst hive inspection ever

    ROTFL it's like they say your perception is your reality. 4 Sting's sting aggressive ??
    I know where I live in central New England The on dearth is on.Bees have been very aggressive for two weeks....
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    Re: Good vs. Angry bees - genetics - queen bee

    A little hard to miss bear damage. Much easier to miss damage by raccoons, opossums and skunks

    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
  23. Re: freezing frames to kill moth larvae; am I doing something wrong?

    If my memory serves me right lesser wax moth will not freeze. Giant wax moth will freeze. And yes I have that lesser wax moths in the spring. I do live in the Hampshire and a few survive the winters ...
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    Re: OAV and honey supers

    This webinar may help you understand more about OA
    https://youtu.be/q4WvPNmS7uc


    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Re: OAV and honey supers

    First of all only oxalic acid that is properly labeled will come from a bee supply house. Such as Brushy Mountain, Mann Lake, Betterbee and Dadant .. I have seen some sold that does not have the...
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